Andrew Pryor currently serves as Senior Vice President of ECi Software Solutions, one of the world’s largest software companies. Focusing on Small to Medium Size Businesses, ECi has 14,500 worldwide customers and 3 million users accessing its software and e-commerce solutions each month. ECi is privately owned by Apax Partners, a private equity investment group headquartered in London, England and The Carlyle Group, the world’s largest and most successful investment firm. ECi is comprised of over 20 different acquisitions and mergers and currently sells 19 different Enterprise Resources Planning software products to businesses world-wide. In 2017, ECi was Certified as a Great Place to Work in America. In 2016, and again in 2017, ECi was named one of the 50 Most Engaged Companies to Work for in North America.
Andrew’s position at ECi is shared publically to investors with this description: As SVP of HR, Andrew is our idealist. He dedicates his time to making ECi the best it can be in every aspect and works tirelessly to ensure employees are engaged and working in an optimal, enjoyable environment. Andrew’s passion is utilizing the platform of HR to help employees build strong careers for themselves and, in return, better lives for their families.
Andrew has over 30 years of experience in the field of Human Resources, Mergers and Acquisitions. Before coming to ECi, Andrew served as Chief Human Resources Officer for Anthelio Healthcare in Dallas. Prior to Anthelio, Andrew served as Vice President of Human Resources for BerylHealth which was named the Second Best Company to Work For in America. In 2012, he co-authored the book SMILE GUIDE – Employee Perspectives on Culture, Loyalty and Profit.
Andrew graduated from The University of Texas at Arlington. Upon graduating from UTA, Andrew was named a White House Intern by President George H. W. Bush. During his time at The White House, he worked on the President’s Thousand Points of Light initiative and screened nomination for presidential recognition. For the past eleven years, Andrew has served on the Advisory Board of Directors for the University of Texas at Arlington’s School of Business and Graduate MBA Programs. He is a past president of the Society for Human Resources Management’s Fort Worth Chapter and served on the Board of Directors for ten years.